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119¥¥ Contributors John McE. Davis is an evaluation specialist at the Foreign Service Institute, School of Language Studies, US Department of State (Yorktown Systems Group, Contractor). His research interests are in language assessment, pedagogy, and useful implementation of educational evaluation in language programs. Todd H. McKay is a PhD candidate and research assistant for the Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center at Georgetown. His interests are program evaluation , task-based language teaching, statistics, and measurement. Todd is former director of the Bangla Critical Language Scholarship Program and Junior Fellow with American Institute of Bangladesh Studies. Lara Bryfonski is a PhD candidate at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on interaction in second language acquisition, task-based language teaching, and language program evaluation. Lara has designed and conducted focus groups to evaluate programs with the US Foreign Service Institute and Georgetown University, as well as in her own research. Lara is a licensed English as a second language (ESL) teacher and has taught ESL in a variety of contexts in the United States and abroad. Cristi Vallejos is a PhD candidate in Spanish Applied Linguistics at Georgetown University where she also serves as a Spanish instructor and research assistant. She has conducted research in language program evaluation, phonological acquisition in higher education, study abroad contexts, and second language writing. Amy I. Kim is a PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics at Georgetown University, where she serves as a graduate student research assistant at the Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center. Her research draws on a range of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, focusing on second and foreign language assessment, task-based language teaching, and program evaluation. Jorge Méndez Seijas is a PhD candidate in the Spanish Applied Linguistics program at Georgetown University. Jorge has taught language courses and served as a course coordinator at Georgetown University and Princeton University. Jorge’s research interests include second language phonology, heritage language education, and language program evaluation. 120 Contributors Francesca Venezia is a PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics at Georgetown University and has worked as a research assistant for the Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center. Her research interests include heritage language education, program evaluation, and language pedagogy. She has experience teaching English and Spanish in various settings. Janire Zalbidea is a PhD candidate in Spanish Applied Linguistics at Georgetown University, where she has also taught courses on linguistics and teacher education and served as assistant director for the Intensive Basic and Intermediate Spanish programs . Her research focuses primarily on instructed second language acquisition and technology-enhanced task-based language teaching. ...

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ISBN
9781626165786
Related ISBN
9781626165779
MARC Record
OCLC
1037759828
Pages
132
Launched on MUSE
2018-05-28
Language
English
Open Access
No
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